FIFA 22: The best bargains on career mode

Martin Macdonald
Charlie Patino, Arsenal

FIFA 22 is now released, with users now able to access FIFA Ultimate Team and FIFA Career Mode to build their dream squads.

Within Career Mode, players can take control of a club's management and buy and sell players, as well as develop young wonderkids into stars of the future.

Though it may be desirable to target the best of the best, a club's finances may that users need to bank on youth or target some of the best young players around for a transfer in the hop that they will emerge as stars.


FootballTransfers has detailed players who represent a bargain at the very start of Career Mode.

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Within our list of 25 bargains, the two players who represent the best bargains are Leonidas Stergiou of St. Gallen and Fabio Carvalho of Fulham.

Stergiou is a centre-back and has an initial rating of 67 and a potential rating of 86 - he is valued at €2.5 million.

Carvalho is an attacking midfielder with an initial rating of 67 and a potential rating of 86 - he is valued at €2.5m.

There are a few recognisable names within our list to fans of the Premier League as Tottenham youngster Dane Scarlett and Arsenal wonderkid Charlie Patino are valued at €1.5m and €1.2m respectively.

FIFA 22 Best Career Mode Bargains

Leonidas StergiouSt. Gallen6786€2.5m
Fabio CarvalhoFulham6786€2.6m
Caden ClarkNY Red Bulls6686€2.4m
Dane ScarlettTottenham6386€1.5m
Pierre DwomohAntwerp6085€775k
Aster VranckxWolfsburg6785€2.6m
Talles MagnoNYC FC6785€2.6m
Kacper KozlowskiPogon6785€3m
Musa JuwaraCrotone6785€2.7m
Liam DelapMan City6485€1.9m
Charlie PatinoArsenal6285€1.2m
Romeo LaviaMan City6285€1.2m
Jarrad BraithwaiteEverton6684€2.1m
Samuele RicciEmpoli6684€2.6m
David AyalaEstudiantes6884€2.9m
Eric MartelAustria Wien6684€2.1m
Wahid FaghirStuttgart6484€1.6m
Cole PalmerMan City6484€1.6m

FIFA 22: Cheapest 86-rated players

Leonidas Stergiou

Fabio Carvalho

Dane Scarlett

Caden Clark

FIFA 22: Cheapest 85-rated players

Pierre Dwomoh

Aster Vranckx

Kacper Kozlowski

Tales Magno

Musa Juwara

Liam Delap

Charlie Patino

Romeo Lavia